[rescue] Sun 3/80 Magic Smoke

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 15 13:53:02 CDT 2009

On Mar 15, 2009, at 10:12 AM, Michael Thompson <michael.99.thompson at gmail.com 
 > wrote:

>> David Reichelt wrote:
>>> Hi folks,
>>> my name is David, iB4m from germany and some of you might know me
>>> because of some posts of mine in the comp.sys.sun.hardware  
>>> newsgroup.
>>> Through Google i found this link:
>>> http://www.nabble.com/Sun-3-80-magic-smoke-td17169022.html
>>> which brought me straight to you.
>>> My sun 3/80 has exact the same problem and i would be very glad if
>>> some of you found a way to fix it. Are there any news?
> One of my 3/80 systems let out a lot of smoke when I turned it on
> after a long rest. It had a shorted Tantalum cap which vaporized. I
> cleanded up the mess and it has worked OK since.

I assume you also replaced the vaporized capacitor...


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